GREB, HARRY BOOK: GIVE HIM TO THE ANGELS (BY JAMES FAIR)
Regular price $300.00
HISTORY: Harry Greb, The Human Windmill, began his professional boxing career on May 29, 1913. He won the American Light Heavyweight Title defeating Gene Tunney in 15 rounds on May 23, 1922. He defeated Johnny Wilson in 15 rounds on August 31, 1923 to win the World Middleweight Title. His career ended with his life on October 22, 1926 following an automobile accident and operation. His final career mark was 264-23-12. In addition to Tunney and Wilson he had victories over: Jimmy Delaney, Mickey Walker, Tommy Loughran, Leo Houck and Frank Mantell. Presented here is a biography of Harry Greb, GIVE HIM TO THE ANGELS: THE STORY OF HARRY GREB by James R. Fair.
FULL DESCRIPTION: This book is # 640 in Hartley. 184 pages. Perfectly intact with firm binding. Pages have lightly browned with age. Greb is pictured on dust jacket and inside. The dust jacket has some edgewear. There are two small tape repairs on rear cover of dust jacket. Scarce, particularly with dust jacket. 6 1/4" x 9 1/4".
Size: 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 (184 pgs.)
Condition: very good